VP-5 Squadron Shipmates
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SANFORD, John C. c/o His Son Dan Sanford sanfac55@hotmail.com "...My Father, John C. Sanford, served with VP-19/VP-MS-9 NAS Norfolk, Virginia from November 1946 to March 1948 and ATu-10 NAS Corpus Christi, Texas PBM's as a Flight Engineer. He served with a LT(jg) Harris at NAS Norfolk, Virginia. Dad is 74 years old and his legs don't work too well plus numerous medical issues. Dad reminices often. Thanks and best regards..." [15NOV2003]

ZICHT, CDR Austin L. Retired c/o Steve Zicht zicht@aol.com "...My Dad served in the US NAVY aviator from 1946 to 1972 moving from enlisted to officer and earning his wings in 1947. He served with with VP-MS-9 / VP-49 at NAS Norfolk, Virginia (1940's), VP-23 at NAS Brunswick, Maine (1950's and early 1960's), project Drone Antisubmarine Helicopter (DASH) (1962-1963) aboard the USS Hugh Purvis (DD-709), VP-18 XO/CO (12/1965-10/1967) at NS Roosevelt Roads, PR and XO of the USS POCONO (AGC-16) until retiring in 1972. Dad would love to hear from former Shipmates..." [05FEB2016]

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